About The School of Pharmacy
At Cedarville University, you will experience a different kind of pharmacy school, one that is distinctly Christ-centered, patient-centered, and future-oriented.
Distinct Mission: Cedarville prepares competent professionals who will bring a compassionate, biblical perspective to their profession. More than 100 schools now offer pharmacy programs. Few of these have any type of Protestant Christian higher education affiliation. None are as theologically conservative as Cedarville University. Our unique Christ-centered stance will provide you with an exceptional and unique preparation for a successful career in pharmacy: we embrace the inerrancy and authority of the Scriptures, require a profession of faith for students, include a minor in Bible as part of the required curriculum, offer vibrant daily chapels, and sponsor an extensive program of voluntary Christian ministries.
Biblical Integration: Your academic program will be strengthened by the incorporation of the Scriptures throughout your coursework. Cedarville’s commitment to the authority of the Bible is the basis for discussions on medical ethics, the sanctity of life, origins, and the balanced integration of faith and learning. As a result, you will be equipped to influence your profession and culture for Christ.
Proven Reputation: Cedarville's expertise in the sciences, including the health professions, has characterized the University for more than 30 years. Employers and graduate schools eagerly recruit our alumni. You will benefit from interprofessional collaboration with other academic areas across campus, including allied health and psychology, nursing, and the sciences.
Critical Need: The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that healthcare occupations will add more jobs through 2028 “than any of the other occupational groups” (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, September 4, 2019). Fueled by an aging population and increased demand for healthcare, future opportunities for pharmacists abound.
Exceptional Faculty: Cedarville's distinct mission has attracted faculty with exceptional credentials to invest their lives in students like you. Possessing a love for Christ and for students, these pharmacy professionals bring a wealth of professional and academic experience to the classroom. And because of the low student to faculty ratio, you will enjoy close relationships with them.
Affordability: Financial aid opportunities and one of the lowest costs among private pharmacy schools help make Cedarville’s world-class, Christ-centered education affordable. This financial aid and competitively priced tuition, when coupled with a seven-year (as opposed to eight-year) curriculum, contributes to making your pharmacy education at Cedarville more affordable than many schools.
Student Satisfaction: In a recent national student satisfaction survey, Cedarville was ranked #1 among all participating colleges for commitment to academic excellence, career services, computer resources, and more. Our students love it here. We believe you will, too!
State-of-the-Art Facilities: You will learn and grow in the beautiful 85,000-square-foot Health Sciences Center, featuring the latest in healthcare instructional technology. It also includes numerous student collaboration rooms and comfortable lounges for group interaction and individual study.
Global Perspective: For more than 40 years Cedarville has sent hundreds of students around the world to serve during breaks. Through lectures and presentations, you will find this same cross-cultural, global perspective in your pharmacy courses, as well as through opportunities to gain pharmacy experience abroad.
Student Involvement: Students have many opportunities to join national and local pharmacy organizations, providing them opportunities for training, leadership, and service. Organizations include:
- ACCP-SCCP: American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Student College of Clinical Pharmacy
- APhA-ASP: American Pharmacists Assoc, American Student Pharmacists
- ASHP-SSHP: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists
- CPFI: Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International
- Kappa Psi: Pharmaceutical Fraternit
- Phi Lambda Sigma: International Pharmacy Leadership Society
- Phi Rho Pi: Pharmaceutical Fraternit
- Rho Chi Society: Pharmacy Honor Society
- RxConnections: Pre-Pharmacy Or
- Student Academic Advisory Board
- Student National Pharmacists Association